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U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers, 1944-1945

Manuscript Collection #677-018

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Title: U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers
Creator: Weber, Frederick J.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: A pictorial history of the 33rd Special Naval Construction battalion (1945) and a photograph of Weber in uniform.
Extent: 0.155 Cubic feet, 1 item, 1 volume , a pictorial diary and a photograph.

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

December 1, 1994, 1 item, 1 volume; A pictorial diary of the 33rd Special Naval Construction Battalion (1945) and a photograph of Weber in uniform. Gift of Mrs. Margaret Weiner, Middle Village, NY.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers (#677-018), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Margaret Weiner

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

This collection consists of a pictorial log of the 33rd (Special) U.S. Naval Construction Battalion (the Seabees), and a photograph of Frederick Weber from Long Island, NY. Weber was a member of the 33rd Battalion's Company "C."

The log details the battalion's California field, stevedore, and other technical training; the group's voyage to the Pacific aboard the Norwegian transport ship M/S TORRENS and recreation on board; building a camp site on Samar Island; USO shows; and the supply station at Guiuan. Other log entries include individual and group photographs of battalion members and officers, as well as information concerning sports activities and duties. The log concludes with shots of Samar Island and rosters of officers and men. The collection also contains a photograph of Frederick J. Weber in uniform.

Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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